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congener

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noun con·ge·ner \ˈkän-jə-nər, kən-ˈjē-\

Medical Definition of congener

  1. 1:  a member of the same taxonomic genus as another plant or animal

  2. 2:  a chemical substance related to another <tetracycline and its congeners>

  3. con·ge·ner·ic \ˌkän-jə-ˈner-ik\play adjective



Variants of congener

also co·ge·ner \ˈkō-ˌjē-nər, kō-ˈ\play play

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